Who We Are
PRN is a non-profit agency that operates the federally funded Texas Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN & TEAM.Find your PTI
Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child? We offer free webinars and in-person workshops across the state.Come join the fun
We’re here for Texas families!
We can help you understand your child’s disability; understand your rights and responsibilities under IDEA; obtain and evaluate resources and services; and effectively participate as a team member with professionals in planning services for your child.
How do I get started?
Contact us at 1.800.866.4726 or email@example.com and we will put you in touch with the person helping parents and families in your area.
Is there a cost for your services?
No. All of our services are provided at no cost.
Info & Hours
1090 Longfellow Drive
Beaumont, TX 77706
Toll Free 1.800.866.4726
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
On the Blog
A Houston Chronicle investigation has found that Texas has deprived thousands of kids of special education services. …”Walker knew the law was on her side. Since 1975, Congress has required public schools in the United States to provide specialized education services to all eligible children with any type of disability. But what she didn’t know is that in Texas, unelected state officials have quietly devised a system that has kept thousands of disabled kids like Roanin out of special education.
Most people with disabilities can manage their own affairs with assistance and guidance from a person whom they trust and do not need a guardian. There are many alternatives to guardianship that give people with disabilities support to make decisions without taking away their rights. During the 84th Texas Legislative Session in 2015, legislators passed new laws that make Texas the first state to have laws recognizing supported decision-making agreements as an alternative to guardianship. Continue reading this informative article from Disability Rights Texas to learn … read more
During the 2015 session, the Texas legislature passed a law (SB 507) requiring video tapping in certain special education classrooms in Texas public schools; an action that drew national attention. SB 507 addresses safety concerns that had become an issue for many parents of children in special education classrooms and settings. The stated purpose of the law is “to promote student safety”. At the request of a parent, trustee, or staff member, school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools “shall provide … read more
ARD/IEP teams must consider In-Home and Community-Based Training as well as Parent/Family Training and Support for students with Autism. However, many districts do not have a good understanding of these strategies or how to determine appropriate training and support. The In-Home and Community-Based Training & Parent/Family Training and Support resource manual on the ESC 10 website provides information, procedural guidance and practical considerations for trainers responsible for developing and implementing individualized in-home & community-based services and individualized Parent/Family Support services.